Directors: various activities within closed entertainment centers, water parks and resorts
Domestic tourism ... the best option for the country's residents during the summer
Directors emphasized that families prefer resorts with swimming pools and water parks. Archive
Amin Al-Awadi: "The time has come to discover the services provided by entertainment centers and tourist destinations in the Emirates."
Mohamed Awadallah: "The local market includes a large number of resorts and hotels that suit all budgets."
Directors and experts in the tourism sector said that domestic tourism is the best option for residents of the UAE during the summer season, with travel restrictions in effect on many tourist destinations around the world, indicating that the time has come to discover the experiences provided by the various tourist attractions that millions of tourists visit from Around the world annually. They told «Emirates Today», that the local market has witnessed in recent years a great diversity in the nature of services and available attractions, including indoor entertainment centers to water parks and beach activities, as well as hotel resorts and enjoying internal trips, in addition to adventure tourism or close acquaintance. To the museums and monuments that tell stories about the country's past and its ancient history. They pointed out that hotels and resorts are required more than ever to design attractive offers at competitive prices that encourage residents of the country to spend internal holidays.
In detail, the general manager of Al-Awadi Travel Company, Amin Al-Awadi, said that domestic tourism is the best option for the country's population in light of the current circumstances resulting from the global spread of the Corona virus, indicating that the time has come to discover the services provided by entertainment centers and various tourist attractions in The UAE is visited annually by millions from around the world. Al-Awadi added that domestic tourism has been and continues to play an important role in supporting the sector, pointing out that, in light of the current travel restrictions, hotels and resorts are required more than ever to design attractive offers at competitive prices that encourage the country's residents to spend holidays within the UAE.
He mentioned that for families, there is a greater preference for resorts that provide swimming pools and water parks, for example, or the tourist private villas spread across the country.
Al-Awadi indicated that the local market has witnessed during the recent period a great diversity in the nature of the services and attractions available, including closed entertainment centers such as "IMG Worlds of Adventure", "Ski Dubai", "Dubai Aquarium", and "Ferrari World Abu Dhabi". And "Warner Bros World Abu Dhabi", and many others, pointing out that recreational facilities provide activities for families and children as well as individuals. He pointed out that water parks offer a variety of activities, as the country is known for hosting many of these parks, including Aquaventure, Wild Wadi, Laguna Water Park, Yas Waterworld Park, and others.
For his part, Executive Vice President of Al Rayes Travel Company, Mohammed Jassim Al Rayes, said that the UAE today provides a wide range of options for tourists, as it embraces a number of tourist facilities that allow various activities for families and individuals, noting that the resorts and beach hotels in turn provide advantages that allow accommodation Offers dedicated to residents of the country with access to facilities and water parks.
Al-Rayyes added that indoor entertainment places attract the bulk of the domestic tourism movement, in addition to closed entertainment centers, pointing out that providing offers that include various activities in one package will encourage many to take advantage of them.
He stressed that domestic tourism is the most appropriate option under the current circumstances.
In turn, the head of the Al-Abdi Holding Company for Tourism and Travel, Saeed Al-Abdi, said that the various emirates of the country offer various tourism experiences from closed entertainment centers to other outdoor beaches, as well as activities for families and individuals, adding that the diversity in the tourism product extends to include cultural tourism in light of many One of the famous museums and heritage sites across the Emirates.
Al-Abdi added that the UAE hosts many important sites on the UNESCO lists of World Heritage sites, which are destinations that enable visitors to experience rich knowledge experiences, including archaeological monuments that tell stories about the country's past and its ancient history.
He pointed out that the country embraces many wildlife reserves, in addition to marine and wildlife reserves, as these all provide rich experiences to learn about the natural environments and various types of creatures, noting that a large part of the parks and game areas are closed, and they are suitable for recreational and tourism activities during summer season.
A global destination
Al-Abidi said that the UAE is a global destination for beach tourism, including the enthusiastic activities of water games as well as adventure tourism, starting with parachuting, “helicopter” tours, mountain trips, skiing and desert trips.
He stressed that the various tourist destinations in the country are safe destinations in light of many standards and precautionary measures that they take to ensure the health and safety of visitors, pointing to the facilities that allow testing the winter weather such as “Ski Dubai” for lovers of snow skiing sports, as well as enjoy watching the snow and the cold environment. In the summer as well as testing the Dubai Ice Rink.
In turn, CEO of "Time Hotels Group", Muhammad Awadallah, said that the local market includes a large number of resorts and hotels that suit various budgets, and that it provides many tourist experiences in water sports areas, swimming pools, game areas, etc., noting that The hotel sector is distinguished by its diversity and the provision of high-quality services.
Awadallah added that the tourist attractions in the UAE are among the most prominent tourist destinations in the world, as they include many architectural and engineering attractions, including beaches, shopping centers, water parks and closed entertainment centers.
A bunch of activities
In the same context, Mamoun Humaidan, the general manager of the company "Wego", which specializes in the sector of travel services and online reservations for the Middle East, North Africa and India, said that in light of the suspension of global travel, the closure of borders and pending the resumption of all international destinations, domestic tourism remains the best option for many. .
He added that "domestic tourism in the UAE offers a range of activities that delight the hearts of young and old, so that you can choose between adventures and vacation destinations without traveling in the Emirates accompanied by a distinguished stay in upscale hotels."
Experts: Hotels are being asked more than ever to design attractive offers at competitive prices that encourage internal holidays.
Mamoun Humaidan, the general manager of the company "Wego", which specializes in the sector of travel services and online reservations for the Middle East, North Africa and India, stated that in Abu Dhabi it is possible to enjoy a world of water adventures, and to book hotel accommodations in many hotel establishments that provide various options and services or on Close to the water park, and enjoy a water adventure in the world of "Yas Water World", which includes more than 40 water games and various entertainment facilities, from games that stimulate adrenaline to games for children, in addition to visiting the Louvre Museum in Abu Dhabi and enjoying the most important and oldest pieces of art.
Mamoun Humaidan, general manager of the company "Wego", which specializes in the sector of travel services and online reservations for the Middle East, North Africa and India, said that for enjoyable experiences, one can go to Jebel Jais in Ras Al Khaimah to experience the longest zip path in the world, where visitors will be able to experience Traveling at a speed of 120 to 150 kilometers per hour at an altitude of 1680 meters above sea level at the top of Jebel Jais, indicating that hotel accommodation can be booked on Marjan Island, which includes a children's pirate club, boat racing, water football, and other activities.
He added that it is possible to take advantage of the holidays to have a unique experience with the family in Dubai, and to prepare to meet the favorite figures in "IMG" and enjoy the imaginary street shows, as well as experience lunch on board the "Queen Elizabeth 2 QE2" and enjoy live music and international dishes that It has a special luster.
He mentioned that for those who love to relax away from the noise of the city and contemplate the mountain scenery and nature, what they have to do but visit Hatta, as it is possible to experience staying at the Hatta Fort Hotel or the Damani Lodges Resort and the Sidr Trailers Resort, and exploring the picturesque mountains.